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Police: Greenwich Woman Tied, Bound In Home Invasion

Greenwich Police are investigating a home invasion that left a woman tied and bound.
Greenwich Police are investigating a home invasion that left a woman tied and bound. Photo Credit: File

Updated 3 p.m.: GREENWICH, Conn. -- Two masked assailants threatened a Greenwich woman with a gun and left her bound and tied in a home invasion late Tuesday afternoon, police said.

"Based upon the available facts, investigator are fairly certain that the victim had been targeted and this was not a random act," said Lt. Kraig Gray, the Greenwich Police Department's public information officer.

A Greenwich woman returned to home on East Elm Street at about 5:30 p.m. and found her mother had been forcibly restrained by two unknown assailants, police said in a statement.

The victim, who was home alone, was surprised by a two white men in their 20s and wearing ski masks and dark clothing, police said. Upon entering the home, the suspects demanded money and struck her in the face, causing minor injuries, police said. "One of the suspects displayed and also threatened the victim with a handgun," Gray said.

Before leaving the home, the suspects bound the victim's hands and feet, police said.

Greenwich police were still actively investigating the home invasion.